Can’t Miss This Weekend in Paris – August 3-5, 2012
This weekend, classical music goes green at the Parc Floral de Vincennes, and there are many other things to do in Paris, inside and outdoors!
Nature knows but one cleavage: the seasons. The festival Classique au Vert starts this year at the Parc Floral de Vincennes. This weekend, Alexis Cardenas, virtuoso violinist, singer and improviser, will, alongside his musician friends, will feature music by Johann Sebastian Bach, and Brazilian composer Hermeto Pascual that will blow your mind! Or enjoy the musicians of Ensemble 2e2m and the Italian born Francesco Filidei. Classique au Vert – Saturdays and Sundays from August 4 to September 16, 2012 at the Parc Floral de Vincennes. Rates: Full: € 5.50, reduced (7-25 years old): € 2.75, free for under 7 / Access: RER A Vincennes – Chateau de Vincennes Metro (line 1). More information here
The subway musicians
As part of Paris Plage at La Villette, the “Les musiciens du métro,” will provide entertainment at Rotonde de la Villette. From July 27 to August 18, eleven artists and groups will parade on the temporary stage, installed at the Rotonde de la Villette to offer a series of free concerts! Friday, August 3rd from 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: What About Penguins (Pop-Rock) at 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.: AVA (French Song / Pop). Saturday, August 4th from 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Bazaar and B flat (French song) from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.: SOLYL’S (Soul / Jazz).
Musicians of the Underground: July 27 to August 18 / the Rotunda – Bassin de la Villette / Jaurès station (line 5) / Free.
Relive the 80′s at Bellevilloise
Nostalgic for some 80s? AND the alien, the rotary dial, the Rubik’s cube and Tang? You loved Casimir, MacGyver, Grendizer, Magnum, Captain Harlock, Candy, K2000, Starsky and Hutch … or Dallas? This flashy and extravagant evening is for you! Every Friday this summer at the Bellevilloise – from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. / 21 rue Boyer – 75020 Paris – Metro Gambetta (line 3) Admission: FREE ENTRY for GIRLS with pass, otherwise 10 € (Pass available www.doyou80.com ) more info here
Summer in the garden of acclimatization.
What if we left the garden of acclimatization to ride a camel? No need! This friendly animal is back every weekend until September 9th!
Meet up children in front of the enclosure (Neuilly near the entrance) for a ride on a camel’s backs through the park.
Zoological Gardens – Bois de Boulogne – 75116 Paris
Intelligence: 01 40 67 90 85 / Every Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. – Cost: 2 tickets (5.40 €)
Les lavis noir d’Hugo
At the house of Victor Hugo, Place des Vosges, there are currently more than 80 drawings of Victor Hugo on display, among the most beautiful and very rarely seen as the Burg to the cross, Justitia and the Caskets Lighthouse … Most revolving around the theme of black, drawings prints and artwork, photographs, objects, books and manuscripts. The exhibition will let you hear excerpts from Hugo as an actor and director Benjamin Lazar and Louise by Moatti. Annie Le Brun, a specialist of the Marquis de Sade, poet, essayist but also passionate about the work of Victor Hugo was invited to dialogue with the works. Victor Hugo House – 6-Place des Vosges 75004 Paris / Métro: Saint-Paul (1) / Every day except Mondays and holidays from 10 a.n. to 6 p.m. until August 19. / RATES
Full: 5 € Reduced: € 3.5 Youth: (27 years): € 2.5.
During the summer months, after the outdoor cinema at La Villette, there’s Moonlight Cinema, from August 1-12.
Friday, August 3 at 21:30: Le Cerf-volant du bout du monde, by Roger Pigaut and Wang Chia-yi
At the head of a small band of Montmartre is a magnificent kite, with a message in Chinese. After many adventures (and some magic), the children find themselves transported to Beijing, pursued by a rival gang. A fantastic journey that remind us of Paris childhood games in the 50s. Free entrance to Parc Montsouris (entrance at the corner of Nansouty and Avenue Reille). RER Cité Universitaire
Saturday, August 4th at 21:30: Vacances à Paris, by Blake Edwards
To raise the low morale of the military mission of polar, psychological services of the army decide to offer a leave in Paris – but supervised by two officers – a soldier drawn … Illuminated by the irresistible couple to the city as the screen, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, an early comedy by Blake Edwards. Free admission – Trocadero Gardens (opposite the fountains) Metro Trocadéro (lines 6 and 9)
Sunday, August 5 at 21:30: César et Rosalie by Claude Sautet
David, cartoonist, reappears after five years of absence in the life of Rosalie. She now shares the life of Caesar, an junkyard proud of his success, which saw the arrival of the evil rival the charm of darkness. On love, friendship, the fragility of happiness, one of the finest films by Claude Sautet, served by attaching a trio. Free admission – Parc André-Citroën (on the square, between two large greenhouses) – M ° Balard (line 8)
Outdoor cinema at La Villette
Friday, August 3: C’est plutôt genre Johnny Walker, by Olivier Babinet
Tired by the incessant rantings of Stephen, Solveigh, his companion, sends a night out. Arrived at his friend Bip, Stephen rehashing his anguish. He is tired of living the same life. But soon, under the influence
a capsule enigmatic ordered on the Internet, Stephen finds himself prisoner in a time loop …
The first feature by Olivier Babinet, Robert Mitchum died, was released in 2011.
A history of violence by David Kronenberg
Tom Stall, a father to the quiet life, shot in a reflex of self defense by two gunmen burst into the restaurant and preparing to commit a massacre. He then became a media figure, whose existence is now known to the public …
Saturday, August 4: Volte/face by John Woo
Sean Archer, a police officer specializing in the fight against terrorists, manages to stop the dreaded Castor Troy, who falls into a deep coma. He then learns that Troy has placed a chemical bomb in the city. It takes the face of Troy to infiltrate a secret prison where Pollux is being held, the brother of Castor who knows the location of the bomb. But Troy, in turn, takes on Archer’s in dramatic fashion …
Sunday, August 5: Honey, I feel rejuvenated by Howard Hawks
Barnaby Fulton, a chemist of talent, trying to develop a water of youth.
Unwittingly, the ape who serves as a guinea pig escapes and, imitating, achieves the right mix that ends up in the water fountain! Barnaby is drunk, and drives like a kid. Then it’s time for his wife to serve a glass of water, a strange elixir …
Outdoor cinema at La Villette – Prairie du Triangle – Metro: Porte de Pantin
Find all programming and additional information on the sites of Open-air cinema and theater by moonlight
Nighttime Water Show at Versailles:
And why attend the Versailles Fountains night? At nightfall, the Royal Gardens of Louis XIV becomes an amazing show of animation and sound. Visitors discover the groves and pools filled with water and light. (ambulatory routes – no seats from 9 PM. This year, artists and designers are taking over the gardens to make them shine with a thousand lights and present amazing water effects in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking the space in the Colonnade of the grove, the crash of the giant Enceladus is spectacular and graceful as you may take a surreal journey through the groves of Girandole and Dauphin. A fireworks display will conclude the Grand Canal that night, enriched by the works of French Baroque music.
At Versailles, every Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. until September 7, 2012 / Price: full € 23 – € 19 + reduced info here
Paris neighborhood Summer: Royal de Luxe in Paris:
Sharpen your spurs, adjust your holsters, prepare your arrows and your calumets: Royal de Luxe disembarks in Paris all colts outside. Because’re back the more jocularly companies streets, bringing together crazy machines and humans not least madmen, conciliatory the enormous who in eyeful and small details that make the unforgettable. In the dust of August, they propose a new creation turned towards the Far West, and on which still reigns the silence of great plains …
From Friday 3 August 2012 to Saturday, August 11th to 7:30 p.m. on the Pelouse de Reuilly (12th) – Duration: 2h
To attend the free performances: The withdrawal places become occur on the day same from 18h, to the caravan of ticket office located Door N ° 5, at crossing of the road of the Red Cross and Route of the Greenbelt of Lake Daumesnil. 2 places maximum per persons will be distributed, valid only for the representation of days. Be without fear: access at stepped is done to 19h, each place is numbered and one sees good of everywhere. Metro: Porte Dorée (line 8)
Good weekend to all!